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Performance Highlights

April 2012
Edmonton Opera
lead villain Pizarro in Fidelio
by Beethoven

February 2010
Metropolitan Opera
principal roles in The Nose
by Shostakovich


Bio Highlight

Bass-baritone DEAN ELZINGA is regularly welcomed on concert and opera stages, often in contemporary works requiring his dramatic conviction, presence and assured musicianship.


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"Physically commanding, with a powerful, attractive voice, Elzinga portrays his role in a masterful fashion."
— The Calgary Herald

Dean Elzinga, bass-baritone

opera singer

Opera highlights — Metropolitan, New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vienna Volksoper...

Concert highlights — Rochester Philharmonic, Vancouver Symphony, Minnesota Orch, LA Phil, Concertgebouw (Amsterdam)...

Repertoire — full lyric bass-baritone & young dramatic (Heldenbariton).

  • Rich, ringing sound
  • Compelling stage presence
  • Deep preparation and emotional commitment
  • Based in Los Angeles & New York
  • World Premiere Recording: Elliott Carter, What Next?
    Netherlands Radio Chamber Orch, Peter Eötvös, ©2002 ECM Records GmbH
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